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03/06/2021

The 56th Annual Meetings of the Board of Governors of the African Development Bank and 47th Meetings of the Board of Governors of the African Development Fund, the concessional arm of the Bank Group, are scheduled to take place virtually from 23 to 25 June 2021.

The Annual Meetings are the Bank’s largest yearly event and serve to raise the institution's profile on the global stage. The event will bring together thousands of delegates and participants and will feature knowledge events and other side engagements.

The theme of the 2021 Annual Meetings is: Building Resilient Economies in Post Covid-19 Africa.

The following events are open to the media, kindly register using the links below:

Wednesday 23 June
11:00 – 11:45 GMT
Formal Opening Ceremony

12:00 – 14:00 GMT
High Level Knowledge Event:
“From Debt Resolution to Growth: The Road Ahead for Africa”

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Thursday 24 June
14:30 – 16:30 GMT
Knowledge Event 1: “Climate Change and Green Growth”

Click HERE

Friday 25 June

11:00 – 13:00 GMT
Knowledge Event 2: “Building Africa’s Healthcare Defense System”

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14:20 – 14:50
Closing Ceremony

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15:00 – 16:00 GMT
Closing press conference

Click HERE

Social media

Main hashtag:
#AfDBAM2021

Secondary hashtags:
#PowerAfrica
#ImproveQoL
#IntegrateAfrica
#IndustrialiseAfrica
#FeedAfrica
#MakingADifference

Live streaming links

Formal Opening Ceremony  
Date 23 June 2021
Time 11:00 to 11:45 am
English (Vimeo) https://vimeo.com/565230399
English (YouTube) https://youtu.be/kLDnyMpn7cE
French (YouTube) https://youtu.be/-ZO8LnrADOI
YouTube Channel (VoD) https://www.youtube.com/c/AfDBGroup/
Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/AfDBGroup
AfDB TV Android IoS English, French https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.app.afdbtv
https://apps.apple.com/us/app/afdb-tv/id1500047879?ls=1
LinkedIn YouTube Source 
Twitter YouTube Source 

High Level Knowledge Event: “From Debt Resolution to Growth: The Road Ahead for Africa”
Date 23 June 2021
Time 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
English (Vimeo)  https://vimeo.com/565231221
English (YouTube) https://youtu.be/icrk6mgTqqU
French (YouTube) https://youtu.be/eCxdFK1jQKs
YouTube Channel (VoD) https://www.youtube.com/c/AfDBGroup/

Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/AfDBGroup
AfDB TV Android IoS English, French https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.app.afdbtv
https://apps.apple.com/us/app/afdb-tv/id1500047879?ls=1

LinkedIn YouTube Source 
Twitter YouTube Source

Knowledge Event 1: “Climate Change and Green Growth”
Date 24 June 2021
Time 2:30 pm to 4.30 pm 
English (Vimeo) https://vimeo.com/565231910
English (YouTube) https://youtu.be/kg_IzaRGTNk
French (YouTube) https://youtu.be/wc0U3Jvnen4
YouTube Channel (VoD) https://www.youtube.com/c/AfDBGroup/
Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/AfDBGroup
AfDB TV Android IoS English, French https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.app.afdbtv
https://apps.apple.com/us/app/afdb-tv/id1500047879?ls=1
LinkedIn YouTube Source 
Twitter YouTube Source 

Knowledge Event 2: “Building Africa’s Healthcare Defense System”
Date 25 June 2021
Time 11:00 am to 1:00 pm 
English (Vimeo)  https://vimeo.com/565232662
English (YouTube) https://youtu.be/JmupSCZpw9M
French (YouTube) https://youtu.be/JFeNgb-fSL0
YouTube Channel (VoD) https://www.youtube.com/c/AfDBGroup/
Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/AfDBGroup
AfDB TV Android IoS English, French https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.app.afdbtv
https://apps.apple.com/us/app/afdb-tv/id1500047879?ls=1
LinkedIn YouTube Source 
Twitter YouTube Source 

Closing Ceremony
Date 25 June 2021
Time 2:20 pm to 2.50 pm 
English (Vimeo)   https://vimeo.com/565234110
English (YouTube) https://youtu.be/mX5v9o9Dlr4
French (YouTube) https://youtu.be/TOhNrKjss6w
YouTube Channel (VoD) https://www.youtube.com/c/AfDBGroup/
Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/AfDBGroup
AfDB TV Android IoS English, French https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.app.afdbtv
https://apps.apple.com/us/app/afdb-tv/id1500047879?ls=1
LinkedIn YouTube Source 
Twitter YouTube Source 

Closing Press Conference
Date 25 June 2021
Time 3 pm to 4 pm 
English (Vimeo)   https://vimeo.com/565300176
English (YouTube) https://youtu.be/uPlFJolCKe4
French (YouTube) https://youtu.be/aDBeRIGwT1o
YouTube Channel (VoD) https://www.youtube.com/c/AfDBGroup/
Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/AfDBGroup
AfDB TV Android IoS English, French https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.app.afdbtv
https://apps.apple.com/us/app/afdb-tv/id1500047879?ls=1
LinkedIn YouTube Source 
Twitter YouTube Source